The Simple Things Issue 6 is here, full of inspiration and ideas!

The Simple Things Issue 6 cover Issue 6 is in the shops today, and it's simply packed with ideas to help you make the most of every moment, from sunrise to sunset (no matter what the weather's like)!

Here are just a few of the highlights:

  • Make every breakfast a feast by whizzing up your own nut butter.
  • The pleasures and treasures of Winter beside the seaside.
  • Chilli love! Growing your own is easy, tasty and super colourful.
  • Why not bake some Nordic bread, throw a food swap party or learn blacksmithery? Heaps of "Things to Plan and Do" await!
  • Enter the aroma-filled kitchen of Leon co-conspirator Kay Plunkett-Hogge.
  • Feel the promise of Spring with gardener Ark Redwood.
  • How books can make a home – decoration ideas for your much-loved tomes.
  • Explore the welcoming heart of vibrant Melbourne in the company of a local.
  • Lunch With Friends at New York's Fat Radish café, including a selection of mouth-watering recipes.
  • The lost shops of Britain – the evocative photos of John Londei.
  • Mid-Winter in the garden – who's eaten everything?
  • Kaffee und Kuchen – a delicious German tradition.
  • 21st Century fish expert Mitch Tonks explains why we should enjoy more shellfish.
  • Creating a relaxed mix-and-match home with interiors guru Debi Treloar.
  • Awww! This Issue's collector shares her amazing stash of Valentine cards.
  • Jeremy Seal on why Britain's wildlife is awe-inspiring.
  • A delicious Valentine dinner for two – seriously romantic (but not slushy or showy).

You can take a sneaky peek inside Issue 6 below:


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